Little Britain

Season 2 Episode 5

Series 2 Episode 5

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Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Nov 16, 2004 on BBC
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Lou takes Andy Ten Pin Bowling. • Vicky tries to get into a Blazin' Squad concert. • Emily and Florance have a go at playing Tennis. • A lady confesses, to a psychiatrist, she's seeing someone behind her husband's back. • Fat Fighters have brought out a range of low calorie treats. • A lady mistakes builders working on her house for dogs. • Viv Tudor has been requested to attend an identity parade. • The Prime Minister goes on Newsnight. • The gossip spreads quickly when a man confesses (in confidence) he's started going to prostitutes... • Kenny Craig has spent the night with his girlfriend. • The posh gentleman orders more obscure items from the menu... and a buttered Yorkie. • Doug has some rather bizarre advice for his drug rehab class. • Dr Lawrence shows Dr. Beagrie what a good artist Anne is. • Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Dennis to play the lead role in a play he's written. • Carol is invited to a leaving party for one of her colleagues. • Daffyd is asked to be referee adoption papers for Rhiannon and Myfanwy. • Andy's decided he wants Lou to take him to France.moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    Joanna Burford

    Joanna Burford

     

    Guest Star

    Leigh Edmondson

    Leigh Edmondson

    Spud

    Guest Star

    Michael Elliott

    Michael Elliott

     

    Guest Star

    Stephen Aintree

    Stephen Aintree

    Builder No.1

    Recurring Role

    Charubala Chokshi

    Charubala Chokshi

    Meera (as Charubala Chokshi)

    Recurring Role

    Joann Condon

    Joann Condon

    Fat Pat

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (4)

      • Funny times: Almost Terry o'clock, a quarter to Gran and Grandpa Moses.

      • Funny place names: Bent, Troot.

      • Andy the philosopher: France

        Andy Believes "France can never be forgiven for surrendering to the German war machine and collaborating with their occupiers to set up the Vichy government."

      • Revealing Mistake: By the time Lou hangs up his cellphone the pins at the end of the bowling lane have been replaced, therefore Lou would not have been able to tell that Andy had a strike just by looking at the pins.

    • QUOTES (17)

      • Emily: Florence, do as I do and watch how they don't suspect a thing. (Calling out) Ready, gentlemen?
        Tennis player: Well, have you got any balls?
        Emily: Oh no, we are ladies.
        Tennis player: Tennis balls...
        Emily: Oh sorry, silly me, I thought you meant b****cks.

      • Narrator: If you have enjoyed this evening's programme, you might like to travel back in time half an hour and watch it again! Good-dye!

      • Daffyd: How dare you, I will not tolerate homophobia in this village, good day! (walks towards the door) Dirty fat lezzers!

      • Doug: Sorry what do you wanna be sat here with all these junkies for? DO YOU THINK I'M STUPID!!! GET BACK TO YOUR SEAT!!! YOU'RE A JUNKY, YOU'RE A LOSER, YOU'RE A LEACH, YOU'RE CARROTT CONFIDENTIAL, YOU'RE KELLOGGS BANANNA BUBBLES, YOU'RE STEPHEN GATELY'S SOLO CAREER, YOU'RE CAROL THATCHER, SIT DOWN!!! (Whispers) You're gonna be fine.

      • Doug: I'm the junky, you're the dealer, ask me if I wanna buy any of the drugs.
        Spud: Do you wanna buy any drugs?
        Doug: No. (turns to the class) And it's as simple as that.

      • Doug: I know what it's like to wake up so late because of drugs, that I've missed 'LK Today', 'Trisha' and most of 'This Morning'!

      • Narrator: I tried heroin once, but it didn't have any effect. Mind you I was high on coke at the time!

      • Gavin Esler: Would someone please get that man out of the studio?!
        Sebastian: Oh don't worry, I'm going and I tell you what Gav, I only came here tonight because I thought it was gonna be Paxman! He's much better looking than you!
        Gavin: (To the PM) Paxman's not better looking than me is he?

      • Narrator: There are hundreds of dogs in Britain, the biggest; the Blue Setter, is as tall as the Houses of Parliament. The smallest, the Boodle is invisible to the naked eye.

      • Marjorie: Quick spit it out, all of it, quickly, all of it, quickly, all of it, quickly, all of it, quickly, ALL OF IT, QUICKLY, ALL OF IT!

      • Marjorie: You've seen the advert? (Sings) Fatty treats, treats for the fatties, boink!

      • Narrator: The game of tennis was invented in 1982 by Dr. Jonathan Tennis when he had the idea of fusing the popular sports of badminton and swing ball.

      • Bethany: Such a liar!
        Vicky: Shaad-aaaap!

      • Vicky: No, but, yeah, but, no because I am definately on the list.
        Bouncer: What's your name then?
        Vicky: Err, Oh..." (Sneaks a look at the list) err.. Sony Records?

      • Narrator: I myself loathe groups like 'Blazin' Squad'. I much prefer 'So Solid'

      • Narrator: Tenpin Bowling is a very difficult sport, but it is easier than Elevenpin Bowling.

      • Narrator: Britain, Britain, Britain! Why would you ever want to leave? Anybody who goes on holiday abroad is a traitor! I bloody love it here, bloody love it! We produce the best films, the finest cuisine and our dogs are relatively rabies free and this is all thanks to the peoples of Britain. Let us look at them in this programme in which we now look at them now. Boom, boom, shake the room!

    • NOTES (1)

    • ALLUSIONS (8)

      • Andrew Lloyd Webber tries to cast Dennis Waterman in his new play 'Bergerac: The Musical'

        'Bergerac' (the TV show) was a popular police drama series set on the island of Jersey and was first broadcast during the eighties.

      • The Prime Minister goes on 'Newsnight'

        Newsnight is a news and current affairs programme on BBC TWO every weekday night which goes into greater detail on the days major headlines.

      • Doug Uses people, TV shows and Breakfast cereals as a way of illustrating the word 'loser!'

        "YOU'RE CARROTT CONFIDENTIAL!!!" (Jasper Carrott's late 80s sketch show which later reemerged as Canned Carrott. It was actually quite good so Doug's wrong on this one) "YOU'RE KELLOGGS BANANA BUBBLES!!!" (defunked cereal that thought it was a milkshake - well it thought wrong!) "YOU'RE STEPHEN GATELY'S SOLO CAREER!!!" (former Boyzone member who only briefly made it as a solo artist) "YOU'RE CAROL THATCHER!!!" (daughter of Dennis and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who has kept a low profile since causing a storm with her mother and 'the tax man' back in 1991).

      • Doug: I know what it's like to wake up so late because of drugs, that I've missed 'LK Today', 'Trisha' and Most of 'This Morning'!

        'LK Today' and and This Morning are part of ITV1's weekday morning schedule. The Trisha talkshow was also part of this line-up at the time this episode was produced, however the show has been revamped and moved to a rival station. Trisha Goddard and the 'Trisha' show are featured in the Comic Relief special Little, Little Britain.

      • Vicky Pollard references Radio 1 and presenters Chris Moyles and Joe Whyle

        Vicky claims to have intimately met Chris Moyles and seen Jo Whiley using the sea as a toilet in Weston-Super-Mare. Chris and Jo are presenters of the Roadshow (and other shows) on Radio 1 - The BBCs flagship radio station.

      • Vicky Pollard references CD:UK and Cat Deeley.

        Vicky claims to have been in the audience of the British chart show 'CD:UK' and also claims to have met the (now former) female presenter Cat Deeley.

      • Vicky Pollard makes various references to big name music artists.

        Vicky mentions Mis-teeq (girl band) who she really hates, she also says a record dealer wants to turn her into the next Beyoncé (solo artist and member of girl band Destiny's Child)

      • Narrator: I myself loathe groups like 'Blazin' Squad'. I much prefer 'So Solid'.

        Blazin' Squad and So Solid (Crew) are British bands currently active and very popular amongst the young generations.

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